The main point for us is not TV itself, but what is on TV, and the type of child you are dealing with.
We don't have the rescourses to stimulate out kids full time, and anyway, they want time out from us too. TV can give them many things. There is alot of really good TV, full of fun and imagination, excelent role modelling, adventures, dramas and documentaries for children.
So we "edit" what is available, just as we do with providing healthy food.
Of course, if...